Williams College, English Department
Asst/Assoc/Full Professor, Postcolonial Literatures
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Massachusetts, United States|
|Position:||Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor|
The English Department at Williams College invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position in Postcolonial Literatures, to begin Fall 2022. Teaching responsibilities include a 2-2 workload with a Winter Study term every other January. Candidates should be prepared to teach a range of introductory courses, as well as courses in their area of specialization.
Williams is an institution that places a high value on undergraduate teaching; consequently, we seek applicants who can demonstrate in their supporting materials a capacity for excellent teaching and a commitment to working effectively with a student population that is broadly diverse with regard to gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion.
This is an open-rank search, so candidates at all levels are warmly invited to apply. Candidates should have their Ph.D. or dissertation completed by the beginning of the appointment.
Applications should be submitted via Interfolio and should include:
- a cover letter;
- a 1-2 pp. statement describing your research;
- a 1-2 pp. statement describing your teaching and community engagement;
- a writing sample (up to 25 pp.);
- three letters of reference.
Fax and email applications will not be accepted.
Complete applications submitted by October 15, 2021, will receive full consideration.
The search committee plans to conduct Zoom interviews with 10-12 semi-finalists in early January. Campus visits for four finalists will be conducted in February.
11:59 pm ET on October 15, 2021
Williams College is a liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams website (http://williams.edu).
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.
Inquiries should be sent to Bernie Rhie, Chair of the English Department, at email@example.com.